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Learn design, manufacturing and production skills using modern engineering tools and equipment in our dedicated workshops.

Our staff are qualified engineers which mean you will learn from lecturers with extensive industry knowledge, who have worked in the industry themselves. You will cover a range of engineering subjects in both theory and practical sessions which include: engineering principles, mechanical manufacturing engineering, and health and safety - which will prepare you for diverse employment opportunities within the industry.

Successful students have gone on to find employment in the armed forces, on oil rigs and pipe lines, secured sought after Apprenticeships vacancies, or have progressed on to degree level courses. You can now study up to Level 4 HNC at Boston College!
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through an Engineering Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ on the right hand side to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Engineering.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.
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If you're thinking of starting your own business or becoming self employed there is now a free online service from the HMRC that includes useful tips and everything you need to know to get started.

Click here to find information on tax, case studies from people who have been exactly where you are now, and ways to build your confidence.

Case studies

Jonathan Prue

I chose to study an Apprenticeship at Boston College, because I’m currently working at a cushion manufacturers, and I wanted the qualification to back up my practical experience. Read more...

Katy Orton

Before I started the Engineering course at Boston College, I didn’t know how to work any of the machinery, but the Level 2 course covers all the basics and it’s nice to see my knowledge grow over time. Read more...

Department news

New Principal for Boston College

Following the retirement of Principal Amanda Mosek, Boston College has announced the appointment of Jo Maher, new Principal and Chief Executive, who joins the team from Reaseheath College in Cheshire where she was Assistant Principal.


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